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    Question Phrasemaker

    Please, help me to explain the word "PHRASEMAKER" in English. I know it is an Americanism. Thank you!


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    Please, help me to explain the word "PHRASEMAKER" in English. I know it is an Americanism. Thank you!
    Please, help me to explain the word "PHRASEMAKER" in English. I know it is an Americanism. Thank you!

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    Please, help me to explain the word "PHRASEMAKER" in English. I know it is an Americanism. Thank you!
    phrase·mak·er (frāz'mā'kər)
    n.
    1. One, such as a speechwriter, who composes memorable or effective phrases.
    2. One who makes attractive but often meaningless phrases.
    phrase'mak'ing n.

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